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Children's Book Illustration

This course is designed to introduce students to the illustration process, from ideation and freehand sketching to the development of a finished product. Students are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and styles, from traditional to digital and including their hybrid. Classes are supplemented with a series of presentations on contemporary illustrators and discussion of their methods. 

This course will be led by Aaron Renier. Aaron is the author of three graphic novels for younger readers; Spiral-Bound, Walker Bean, and Walker Bean and the Knights of the Waxing Moon. He is the recipient of the Eisner award in 2006 for talent deserving of wider recognition, and was an inaugural resident for the Sendak Fellowship in 2010.

To see his work visit https://aaronrenier.com.

Registration for this course is closed.

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Class meeting time 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Class meeting days Tuesday
Building and room Online
Course number 1077
Course instructor Aaron Renier